Health and Nutrition of Myersville, MD Residents

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Fifty four percent of Myersville residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 21 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Myersville 53.9%
  • County 50.0%
  • State 49.9%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 20.6
  • Frederick County 21.1
  • State 20.3

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Myersville 4.3
  • Frederick County 3.8
  • State 3.7

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Here 1.7
  • Frederick County 1.8
  • State 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Myersville 2.0
  • Frederick County 1.8
  • Maryland 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Myersville 3.4
  • County 3.7
  • State 3.3

The average Myersville resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Thirteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Eighteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Myersville residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 55 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 25 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Myersville 1.6
  • Frederick County 1.9
  • State 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Myersville 12.7%
  • County 15.7%
  • State 15.2%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 17.5%
  • County 21.0%
  • Maryland 20.7%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 54.5%
  • Frederick County 48.0%
  • State 47.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Myersville 3.1
  • County 2.9
  • State 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Myersville 2.5
  • County 2.7
  • State 3.1

Average number of teeth

  • Myersville 25.0
  • County 23.3
  • Maryland 23.2

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

The average height of Myersville residents 16 years and older is 68 inches. The average weight is 183 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty six percent of people living here are obese. Forty six percent have ever been obese. Forty one percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Myersville 67.5
  • County 67.2
  • State 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Myersville 182.7
  • Frederick County 182.0
  • Maryland 181.1

Average BMI

  • Myersville 28.5
  • Frederick County 28.7
  • State 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 35.5%
  • County 37.2%
  • Maryland 38.0%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 46.4%
  • County 48.8%
  • State 49.1%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Myersville 40.7%
  • Frederick County 36.6%
  • Maryland 35.7%

Sixty five percent of Myersville residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty four percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty two percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Twelve percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 65.0%
  • Frederick County 65.3%
  • State 61.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 24.0%
  • Frederick County 25.0%
  • State 21.0%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Myersville 21.6%
  • County 22.5%
  • State 19.1%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 2.9%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 12.3%
  • County 13.8%
  • State 10.3%

Seven percent of people living in Myersville have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty nine percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 7.1%
  • Frederick County 8.9%
  • Maryland 10.2%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Myersville 48.8%
  • Frederick County 47.1%
  • Maryland 48.1%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Myersville 2.6%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 3.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Myersville residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Myersville 0.9
  • Frederick County 1.1
  • State 1.2

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ten percent of Myersville residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty one percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Sixteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty four percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty eight percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 9.8%
  • Frederick County 11.1%
  • State 10.4%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 4.8%
  • County 5.5%
  • State 5.6%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Here 69.5%
  • County 69.2%
  • Maryland 64.8%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Here 31.2%
  • Frederick County 29.1%
  • State 25.3%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Here 16.4%
  • Frederick County 17.0%
  • State 14.1%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Here 23.6%
  • County 23.2%
  • Maryland 19.4%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Here 48.0%
  • County 43.6%
  • State 38.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Seventy nine percent of people living in Myersville are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 78.7%
  • County 74.8%
  • State 76.0%

Nineteen percent of people living in Myersville have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty two percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty two percent of people in Myersville frequently check their blood cholesterol. Fourteen percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Here 18.5%
  • Frederick County 21.3%
  • State 23.3%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Myersville 21.9%
  • Frederick County 24.2%
  • State 24.6%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Myersville 42.2%
  • Frederick County 41.5%
  • State 44.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 14.2%
  • Frederick County 17.2%
  • State 18.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Forty nine percent of people living in Myersville use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 49.0%
  • Frederick County 39.3%
  • Maryland 32.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Twenty two percent of Myersville residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty three percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty one percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty two percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty four percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty one percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Eighteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Ten percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Three percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 22.4%
  • County 25.4%
  • State 25.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Myersville 23.0%
  • County 26.2%
  • State 26.0%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Here 40.6%
  • Frederick County 42.4%
  • Maryland 40.0%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Myersville 52.3%
  • Frederick County 52.0%
  • State 50.0%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 24.0%
  • County 27.0%
  • State 27.3%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 21.3%
  • County 21.7%
  • Maryland 20.2%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Myersville 18.1%
  • County 19.3%
  • Maryland 18.0%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Myersville 9.6%
  • Frederick County 12.6%
  • State 12.9%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Myersville 3.2%
  • County 4.1%
  • Maryland 4.1%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Myersville residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 1.9
  • County 2.0
  • Maryland 2.0

Eighty five percent of people living in Myersville have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eight percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.9 days per month on average. They have 4.9 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 19 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Myersville 84.9%
  • County 82.2%
  • Maryland 78.5%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Myersville 7.5%
  • County 9.3%
  • State 11.2%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Myersville 5.9
  • County 5.3
  • State 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Here 4.9
  • Frederick County 5.5
  • Maryland 5.4

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 18.9
  • Frederick County 23.2
  • Maryland 22.0

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ninety eight percent of Myersville residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety five percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Ninety two percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty five percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Myersville have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety nine percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Ninety two percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty three percent have ever had anal sex. Twelve percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Myersville were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 20 women. He has vaginal sex with 15 women. People living here were on average 22 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 1.4 men on average. They have had 0.6 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Myersville were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on four men in their lifetime. Five percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Myersville has vaginal or anal sex 60 times a year. Sixty two percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Myersville 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 12 men on average. They have had 11 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty eight percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Here 98.0%
  • Frederick County 97.5%
  • Maryland 97.2%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 95.3%
  • County 94.6%
  • State 94.4%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Here 91.9%
  • Frederick County 88.9%
  • Maryland 84.9%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Myersville 44.8%
  • Frederick County 48.5%
  • Maryland 46.1%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Here 7.3%
  • County 6.2%
  • Maryland 5.7%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 98.6%
  • Frederick County 97.8%
  • State 96.8%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Myersville 91.7%
  • County 87.8%
  • State 81.7%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 42.8%
  • County 41.5%
  • State 37.0%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Myersville 11.5%
  • Frederick County 11.8%
  • Maryland 12.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 17.3
  • Frederick County 16.9
  • Maryland 16.9

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 20.2
  • County 25.8
  • State 27.4

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Myersville 15.4
  • County 20.6
  • Maryland 22.0

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Myersville 22.0
  • Frederick County 21.7
  • Maryland 22.4

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 4.9
  • Frederick County 5.5
  • State 4.6

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Myersville 1.4
  • Frederick County 1.9
  • State 2.0

Average number of male anal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 0.6
  • Frederick County 1.1
  • State 1.1

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Myersville 18.6
  • Frederick County 19.5
  • Maryland 20.1

Average number of male oral sex partners in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 3.8
  • Frederick County 4.6
  • State 4.1

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Frederick County 7.1%
  • State 10.3%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Myersville 59.9
  • County 61.4
  • State 57.5

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 62.5%
  • County 59.1%
  • State 52.5%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 11.8
  • County 11.7
  • Maryland 11.1

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 10.6
  • County 10.5
  • Maryland 9.5

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 0.5
  • Frederick County 0.5
  • Maryland 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Myersville 88.0%
  • Frederick County 84.5%
  • State 78.6%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Nine percent of households in Myersville use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Five percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Myersville 8.7%
  • Frederick County 10.0%
  • Maryland 10.9%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Myersville 4.5%
  • Frederick County 4.4%
  • Maryland 4.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Myersville residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Thirty four percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.9
  • County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Myersville 34.3%
  • Frederick County 32.7%
  • Maryland 29.1%

Forty three percent of Myersville residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Myersville 43.5%
  • County 50.8%
  • Maryland 51.3%

Nineteen percent of Myersville residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty eight percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty one percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty eight percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Fifty four percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend seven hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about two hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.4 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Myersville 18.8%
  • County 21.6%
  • Maryland 19.5%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 37.8%
  • Frederick County 38.8%
  • Maryland 35.1%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Myersville 30.9%
  • County 30.5%
  • Maryland 31.2%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 28.4%
  • County 21.6%
  • Maryland 22.3%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 54.3%
  • County 46.0%
  • State 42.9%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.6
  • Frederick County 6.2
  • Maryland 6.2

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.3
  • Frederick County 2.7
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Myersville 1.4
  • County 1.3
  • State 1.3

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ten percent of Myersville residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Four percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty six percent are overweight. Sixteen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Ten percent of people living in Myersville have ever received a blood transfusion. Fifteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty one percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Two percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Two percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Two percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. One percent have ever had emphysema. Seven percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Nine percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 10.1%
  • Frederick County 10.7%
  • Maryland 10.4%

People with anemia (%)

  • Myersville 2.9%
  • Frederick County 3.2%
  • Maryland 4.0%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Myersville 4.2%
  • Frederick County 4.0%
  • Maryland 3.4%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 35.8%
  • Frederick County 34.8%
  • Maryland 34.1%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 16.4%
  • County 19.8%
  • Maryland 18.9%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Myersville 9.7%
  • Frederick County 11.0%
  • State 11.2%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Myersville 14.8%
  • Frederick County 17.9%
  • Maryland 18.5%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 21.3%
  • County 24.5%
  • Maryland 23.7%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 3.9%
  • Maryland 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 2.1%
  • Frederick County 2.9%
  • Maryland 3.1%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Myersville 1.9%
  • Frederick County 2.7%
  • Maryland 2.8%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 1.5%
  • Frederick County 2.0%
  • State 2.0%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • Frederick County 3.3%
  • Maryland 3.3%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Myersville 2.1%
  • Frederick County 3.2%
  • State 3.6%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 1.4%
  • Frederick County 2.8%
  • State 2.8%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Myersville 7.5%
  • Frederick County 7.4%
  • Maryland 6.8%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • Frederick County 3.6%
  • State 3.4%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • County 3.1%
  • Maryland 2.8%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Myersville 9.5%
  • County 8.9%
  • Maryland 8.0%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty percent of births in Myersville were vaginal deliveries. Forty percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty nine percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty two percent of women breastfeed their children. Nineteen percent of women in Myersville have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Ten percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Eighty two percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Ten percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Eighteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Sixteen percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 59.8%
  • County 63.4%
  • Maryland 62.7%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Myersville 40.2%
  • Frederick County 36.6%
  • State 37.3%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.5%
  • Frederick County 99.4%
  • State 99.2%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Myersville 58.7%
  • Frederick County 59.7%
  • Maryland 58.5%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 62.3%
  • County 57.4%
  • State 53.8%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Myersville 19.4%
  • County 21.3%
  • Maryland 20.7%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 10.3%
  • County 11.4%
  • State 10.7%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 81.9%
  • County 77.5%
  • Maryland 74.2%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 10.4%
  • County 8.8%
  • State 7.8%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Here 17.7%
  • County 16.9%
  • Maryland 16.9%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Myersville 16.3%
  • Frederick County 17.7%
  • State 15.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Myersville report their general health condition on average at 61 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 46 percent of Myersville residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Myersville are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Myersville 61.2%
  • County 57.3%
  • Maryland 56.2%

Blood donors (%)

  • Myersville 6.4%
  • County 5.1%
  • State 4.5%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Myersville 45.6%
  • County 42.4%
  • Maryland 44.1%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 9.2%
  • Frederick County 9.0%
  • State 8.7%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People in Myersville spend $380 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 19 percent of their income. The average family in Myersville spends $80 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $200 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $33 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is two percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $380
  • County $365
  • Maryland $361

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Myersville 19.2%
  • Frederick County 22.8%
  • Maryland 23.4%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Myersville $80
  • County $73
  • State $76

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Myersville 3.6%
  • County 4.1%
  • Maryland 4.2%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $200
  • County $153
  • State $144

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Myersville 7.9%
  • County 7.3%
  • Maryland 6.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Myersville $33
  • Frederick County $26
  • Maryland $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.5%
  • Frederick County 1.3%
  • Maryland 1.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Myersville report their general condition of hearing on average at 82 percent. Eighty two percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Eighteen percent of Myersville population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty six percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Fifteen percent of people in Myersville had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 82.0%
  • County 79.8%
  • State 80.5%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 81.9%
  • Frederick County 78.9%
  • Maryland 81.0%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 96.4%
  • Frederick County 95.1%
  • Maryland 95.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 18.3%
  • County 20.2%
  • State 18.1%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 35.8%
  • Frederick County 42.2%
  • State 38.7%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Myersville 15.4%
  • Frederick County 16.2%
  • State 14.7%

Twenty percent of Myersville residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Here 19.7%
  • County 23.2%
  • Maryland 24.9%

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Thirteen percent of Myersville residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Eighteen percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Six percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Six percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Five percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 12.9%
  • County 17.6%
  • Maryland 17.1%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Here 18.0%
  • Frederick County 23.6%
  • Maryland 22.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 6.0%
  • County 8.4%
  • State 8.7%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Myersville 6.5%
  • County 9.0%
  • State 9.0%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 4.8%
  • County 6.9%
  • Maryland 7.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

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